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Neither were considered the polysyllabic words due to two factors: the words polysyllabic similar to snap phonemes are late acquisition and require an appropriate development of phonological awareness and the Auditory integration (Acosta, V., 1999). Technical difficulties with the automatic programming of the results by the Software. Finally it was not considered the evaluation of phrases or sentences because of the following points: is a virtually single repeat item. We believe that its initial objective is not to measure articulation, but retention and evocation of the phrase or sentence (auditory memory). (c) search for words to be represented in images. We conducted a search of more than 200 words that are associated with the phonemes to be evaluated in syllable initial positions, middle, and end, in addition to the vowel and consonant combinations. The set of words were chosen 67 comprising the SPAV. (d) collection and selection of images.

We selected 67 images from a total of 500, obtained through digital camera, choosing those who had the best resolution and ease of recognition. (e) final Constitution of the SPAV. Once collected and selected the information, that is, words, images, structure and characteristics of the test, applied computer technology and think this Software. (f) sample. The SPAV was applied to a total sample of 256 children, aged between 3 and 7 years old, distributed in normal and pathology of speech and language from the special school of language Ludilen, the Institute San Pablo missionary Region Metropolitana (Santiago de Chile), El Bosque communes and San Bernardo respectively. (g) procedure. The team of investigators was formed by a speech and a programmer analyst. Initially applied to the total sample the Test of articulation to the repetition, T.

a. R (short version) and the SPAV, in its first application, with a lag of one week. Both test were applied by a speech. The second pilot application of the SPAV was performed by different examiners which included a differential education, four Assistant Professors specialists in language and a teacher of basic General education.